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Employment Opportunity

Dental Hygiene Instructor (Dentist)

Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 13-4087
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: December 30, 2013 up to May 16, 2014 -
May end early or be extended
Workload: 2 hours direct instruction (Tuesdays, 5-7 pm) and 1.5 hours clinical training (Wednesdays, 12:30-2 pm)
per week, plus office hours
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach DENH 162 - Oral Sciences II. This course introduces the learner to the basic knowledge and practical application of local anesthesia.

Design and update curriculum; prepare and facilitate learning experiences and classes; develop and grade student assignments and assessments; facilitate students' integration of theory and practice; and evaluate students' progress both in class and clinical setting.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Dentist (DDS or DMD) from appropriately accredited institution, with current membership and in good standing with the College of Dental Surgeons of BC. Minimum of three years recent dental experience. Adult education experience and demonstrated teaching effectiveness. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Preferred Qualifications: Provincial Instructor Diploma or equivalent. Familiarity with computer applications in an educational setting.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: October 14, 2013 - October 30, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.